5 Secrets For Starting A Successful Clothing Manufacturing Business

Want to start your own clothing manufacturing business? Here are 5 tips you should know.
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We've interviewed thousands of successful founders at Starter Story and asked what advice they would give to entrepreneurs who are just getting started.

Here's the best advice we discovered for starting a clothing manufacturing business:

#1: Donovan Mathews, founder of Bryden Apparel:

We chatted with with Donovan, founder of Bryden Apparel ($74K/month). In our interview, Donovan says:

I always had that inner voice urging me to start something on my own related to sourcing & manufacturing and I decided to register a business to reserve the name.

Additionally:

The biggest lesson from our launch we learned was that we need to think in the customer’s shoes and test as much as possible to find out the best platforms to acquire customers.

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#2: Rob Williams, founder of Hawthorn:

We chatted with with Rob, founder of Hawthorn ($50K/month). In our interview, Rob says:

You absolutely can’t try and save on professional services. As the old saying goes, if you think a professional is expensive, wait until you hire an amateur!

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#3: Donovan Mathews, founder of Bryden Apparel:

We chatted with with Donovan, founder of Bryden Apparel ($74K/month). In our interview, Donovan says:

While it’s hard to be perfect in all 3 aspects at the start, a business should strive to remove all personal biases about the viability of the business model, their strengths, and ability to execute and not be overly confident about their revenue forecast.

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#4: Michael G. Lizanich II, founder of Manufacturefy:

We chatted with with Michael, founder of Manufacturefy ($250K/month). In our interview, Michael says:

The ultimate test on determining if you should be an entrepreneur is to see how many different tasks you can handle at once.

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